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[Asia, India] 'No tobacco' sign boards must in education institutions

BHUBANESWAR: NOW educational institutions across the State would have to display ‘tobacco-free zone’ signage boards at prominent places on the boundary wall outside their main entrance. Asking for strict implementation of the ban on use of tobacco produ
New Indian Express (in)
added Jul 23, 2016 00:30
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[Missouri] Tobacco tax campaign makes pitch to youth health advocates

Organizers of a ballot initiative to increase Missouri’s tobacco tax tabbed the increase at 60 cents because polling showed a $1 increase, which studies have shown prompt people to quit smoking, would not pass, a spokesman for the tax campaign told the Yo
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added Jul 23, 2016 00:29
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Smoking Ban Is Just What The Doctor Ordered - Editorial

The Bourne Board of Health last week voted to crack down on smokers lighting up on town-owned beaches as well as playgrounds and ball parks—outdoor places where children and their families often congregate.
Sandwich (MA) Enterprise
added Jul 23, 2016 00:24
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[Asia] Tobacco, unhealthy diet, no exercise top risk factors for Indian youth, says repo

# Among school students in India aged between 13 and 15 years, 19 per cent boys and 8 per cent girls have used a tobacco product in the past month Tobacco and alcohol use, unhealthy diet and physical inactivity have emerged as top risk factors among yout
Indian Express
added Jul 23, 2016 00:23
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Move to combat children taking up smoking

The Western Trust is rolling out a wide range of measures to tackle smoking among children, as it emerged almost 5 per cent of local 11 to 16-year-olds have taken up the habit. Smoking prevention programmes are being taken into classrooms and youth cent
Derry Journal (uk)
added Jul 22, 2016 23:57
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[California] Paris Jackson, 18, and boyfriend Michael Snoddy stop for beer and cigarettes after sitting in the back of a pick-up truck

The smoking age in California was recently raised to 21, with an exception for active military personnel, who can buy cigarettes at the age of 18.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 22, 2016 23:46
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[Montana] WARREN: Big Tobacco uses store ads, displays to target kids

Tobacco advertising placed at children’s eye level on store doors and windows are also impossible to miss. None of this is by chance. Research shows that sweet flavors and in-store displays capture kids’ attention. Big Tobacco is always looking to hook
The Missoulian
added Jul 22, 2016 17:15
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[Florida] HORTON: Think e-cigs are safe for kids? You’ll think twice after reading this

Parents can guard against these dangers. Talk to children as young as 6, before they are influenced by their peers, Duggan said. Parents should also not indulge in e-cigarette use, Schaechter said. “We know children of smokers are more likely to smoke,
Miami (FL) Herald
added Jul 22, 2016 17:11
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[California] Movie Industry in First Amendment Clash With Anti-Smoking Activists

by failing to disclose that youth-rated films contain tobacco imagery and by not giving those movies a more restrictive R rating, the film industry is tricking parents into buying their kids tickets to films, the lawsuit alleges.
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Jul 22, 2016 15:50
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[UK] Sheffield children's playgrounds to become smoke-free zones

Sheffield City Council will launch its smoke-free playground policy across 152 children's playgrounds across the city today. Signage which has been developed in collaboration with Sheffield schoolchildren will be clearly displayed at entrances to all pl
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jul 22, 2016 15:46
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